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Partial DMD sequencing

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Athena Diagnostics

 

Test ID: 

LAB6764

 

Synonyms: 

Partial DMD - Sequencing only #183

Methodology: 

Next Generation Sequencing

Schedule: 

Mon-Thurs by 12 noon

Reported: 

30 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 8.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
All samples must accompany Athena Diagnostics MD consent form.
Transport: Ship room temperature, avoid freezing.
Stability: Room temperature: 10 days, Refrigerated: 10 days, Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Detects the small mutations in the dystrophin (DMD) gene

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.athenadiagnostics.com/view-full-catalog/d/dmd-dna-sequencing-test

CPT Code(s): 

81408

Last Changed: 

8/28/2017 7:23:42

Last Reviewed: 

8/28/2017 7:23:49